Edison and Rosana Preima  @ 02/12/2016 09:12:47

Dear Boris

We are very happy about getting this great recognition for all the achieved results. Thank you for the amazing prize!!

Enessul will keep working hard to maintain our reliability as a business partner on the years to come.

Thank you for the opportunity and confidence in us, It's a honor to be part of the Cortec family.

We wish You, Ines and Munchkin a Merry Christmas and a Wonderful and Prosperous 2017!

Best Regards,

Steven Cartlidge  @ 30/11/2016 09:11:57

Utterly brilliant. Thank you for sharing Boris.


Fatjon Kaja  @ 29/11/2016 08:11:38

Dear Mr. Miksic,

I hope this email finds you well. It was a pleasure to chat with you briefly earlier today at the University of Minnesota Law School.

As a recent immigrant from Albania, hearing about your story was inspiring, particularly due to the fact that you grew up in the Balkans, a region with a troubling past and yet untapped future potential. Your career path also spoke to me personally, as I, like you, aspire to become an entrepreneur and eventually would like to contribute to my homeland (and the region) in various capacities.

I hope we will have a chance to meet again in person in the near future. I would love to hear more about your success and challenges in your investments and any future plans you might have. And if you would like to chat about the history of the Balkans, Albanian politics or prospective investments in the region, I would be happy to share my thoughts.

Above all, I wanted to thank you for taking the time to talk to me. I deeply appreciate your kind gesture. I am sure you are fully aware from your previous experiences that as an immigrant from the Balkans, one does not get many chances to speak with other successful people.


Kathy Selbitschka  @ 24/11/2016 12:11:08

Hi Boris,

I would like to say thank you for the Cub gift card. I appreciate it and I know a lot of others do to.

Thanks again.

Meisner Robert  @ 21/11/2016 08:11:27
Dear Boris,

I finished reading your book. It was fascinating and makes me wish I would have met you earlier in my career. Congratulations on everything you have accomplished!

Cortec  @ 19/10/2016 08:10:47

EcoCortec  @ 12/10/2016 08:10:47

Dear Mr. Boris,

EcoCortec Team wishes You Happy Birthday!

Ivana Šoić  @ 06/10/2016 08:10:36

We are really sorry that we didn't have a chance to meet you and thank you in person for everything you have done for us. Internship in Cortec was unforgettable experience and we've learned so much. Now we are certain that we will continue our education in corrosion industry and maybe give our contribution in that field one day.

We would like to continue cooperation with Cortec and perhaps, if you agree with that, make more tests with some of your products for our graduate projects under mentoring of professor Martinez on Faculty of chemical engineering and technology in Zagreb.

Thank you once again,

Kind regards,

Ivana Soic & Ines Soljic - Cortec interns August/September 2016.

Rebekah Hagstrom  @ 04/10/2016 02:10:31

Hi Boris,

It was great to hear your story at the White Bear Chamber event last Thursday.

You are a tremendous example of the American Dream fulfilled! Congratulations.

Our students thoroughly enjoyed hearing your story, as well.

Ana Costa  @ 30/09/2016 08:09:22

Boris - I wanted to thank you for inviting me to the lunch today.

It is a great honor to sit there and be able to listen to your life of achievements and Cortec's success! Very motivating for me as always.

Best regards,

Sanja Martinez  @ 21/09/2016 09:09:42

Dear Boris,

I want to say thank you for inviting me to join the Cortec Corporation family at Eurocorr 2016 and especially at the Cortec Corporation European Sales and Strategy Meeting. I was impressed by the strategy of the company that relies so much upon cutting edge science and on the eco-friendly orientation.

Coming from a scientific and chemical community, I appreciate it even more, as I know how important it is to apply, as much as possible, biodegradable and non-toxic substances. Also, explaining at the fundamental level, the mechanisms by which the Cortec’s products work, is the best way of gaining competitive advantage. So from every aspect, what Cortec is doing, just seems like an excellent way to go.

Kind regards


Bavarian Behzad  @ 19/09/2016 08:09:48

Hi Boris

It was great to see you and Ines and Cortec’s Sales Army in Montpellier.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to present my current research activities with your great team. I enjoyed the event very much and also the hospitality.

The combination of innovative technologies, high caliber people, friendly approach and effective marketing is what you have achieved to make the Cortec a great success. I enjoyed the diversity of talks, applications and success stories shared by the attendees and congratulations on putting together the two days.

I am certain the original objectives of the meeting were certainly exceeded.

Bijan Kermani  @ 19/09/2016 08:09:53

Dear Boris

Good morning and hope that you had a pleasant evening in the vineyard.

It was great to see you in Montpellier and am sorry I had to leave early without saying good bye as I had to catch a plane. Just a short note to thank you for giving me the opportunity to present my thoughts and share my experiences. I enjoyed the event very much and also the hospitality. The combination of innovative technologies, high calibre people, friendly approach and effective marketing is what you have achieved to make a success of Cortec. I enjoyed the diversity of talks, applications and success stories shared by the attendees and congratulations on putting together the two days. I am certain the original objectives of the meeting were certainly exceeded.

Also a vote of thanks to the organisers who worked hard over the two days and many days prior to the event. I am certain the degree to which Ivana in particular and others had gone to prepare the event and organising the sessions and talks were exemplary. I for one appreciated it very much and would like to thank you and Cortec.

Thank you again and have a lovely weekend.

Wishing you all the success and please let me know if I can be of any help.

Best regards

Sanja Martinez  @ 13/09/2016 02:09:51

Dear Boris,

this is really a nice story. Thank you for giving the students the opportunity for such a valuable experience. It is surely going to influence them professionally and personally in a positive way.

Kind regards


Christie Sullivan  @ 07/09/2016 08:09:05

Hello Boris,

Just wanted to take a moment to Thank You for my 20 yr. service award and bonus. What a nice thing to do and I am grateful to you.

Jill did a fantastic job on the service award. It is Just Beautiful and will be proudly displayed in my office.

Thank You for the opportunity to work for You and Cortec for the last 20 years.


Christie Sullivan

Michael Qiu  @ 31/05/2016 03:05:56


Thanks for sharing the news, which makes one to be proud of being a member of the Cortec family.

Congratulations for the outstanding success of Cortec, a result of your vision, leadership and persistence.

Best regards,


Ivana Lipošćak  @ 10/05/2016 10:05:00

Dear Boris,

Thank you very much for your warm welcome and encouragement. I have been waiting to set up my e-mail account to send you few words, but you were faster.

I am very happy to join the Cortec family again as you said for the second time…

I am also very thankful for this opportunity and also very motivated to work hard to make some improvements for the company and at the same time to challenge my luck, as you said, to make my dreams come true.

These few days, week already, since I came back let’s say, we have visited ECOCORTEC in Beli and I was really impressed with company that you have built here in Croatia and at the same time very proud. People are nice and welcoming and the spirit is very positive and professional. Ivana and I have been going through product presentations and company organization.

Ivana showed me lab on FSB and already I have made appointment on GF with Dubravka for next week.

I am trying to “connect” with all Cortec news and case histories by checking the Cortec web site.

And as you said "Sky is the limit". Let’s go for it!

See you soon,

Ivana Lipošćak

Andrew Celli  @ 09/05/2016 12:05:42

Hello from Andrew Celli at Little Palm Island.

What a joy it has been spending time with you both on Little Palm Island! I hope we can connect for a little visit in Key West on Wednesday.

Ashley McIntosh  @ 09/05/2016 08:05:53

Hello Boris,

Mike and I were so happy to get to know you and Ines this weekend. You two are so much fun and we felt as if we have been friends for years. We look forward to crossing paths again and hope it is very soon. With only a few hours drive between us I'd say we have a great shot at making lots of fun memories together.

Hugs to you both!

All our best,

Ashley & Mike

Usama Jacir  @ 29/04/2016 08:04:13

Thank you Boris!

With your inspiration and support, we hope to be the powerhouse that lives up to your vision.

Ruth Werronen  @ 19/04/2016 09:04:10


Never in my professional career have I ever had someone defend me the way you did. You have my heartfelt appreciation. Thank you!


Cortec Team  @ 13/04/2016 10:04:03

Cortec Team  @ 13/04/2016 10:04:03

Shannon Garrow  @ 13/04/2016 10:04:03

Lauren Livingston  @ 04/04/2016 09:04:27
Boris and Ines,

Doug and I had such a nice time with you last evening. Thank you for showing us your home, your beautiful car, and showing us such welcoming hospitality at your country club with a lovely meal. Your partnership, and friendship, is very much appreciated and we look forward to getting together when you are back in town.

The opportunity for continued partnership is such an honor and we look forward to the next phase.

With much thanks and gratitude,

Lauren and Doug

Lauren Livingston | Vice President

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American Dream: A Guy From Croatia


American Dream: A Guy From Croatia

"With $37 in our pockets and much apprehension in our hearts, we flew toward our future. We had no time to think what lay ahead because the future conies to soon anyhow."

American Dream: A Guy From Croatia is the exciting saga of a man who fled his home country with nothing but change in his pockets and built a successful company with determination and guts in America. It's a story of business savvy and risk taking that will arouse the entrepreneurial spirit in every reader.

"When he arrived in the United States, Boris Miksic brought along energy, intelligence and determination. But also a dream. He was the Croatian gift to America. Today, as a successful entrepreneur, he is the American gift to Croatia."

— Governor Rudy Perpich


Movie: When the Dead Vote


When the Dead Vote, Filmmind & Capistrano in cooperation with PBS

Movie: How to Kill Miksic


How to kill Miksic, spaghetti western movie by Z Television

Around the World by Private Jet


Our around the World Expedition by the National Geographic Society

Galapagos Islands


Our Galapagos Expedition by National Geography Society

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